List of 4-Year Public Universities & Colleges in Maine

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Public colleges and state universities in Maine that receive funding public are considered state or public schools. These institutions may be operate as an independent entity, or as part of a larger statewide system that oversees operations. Most state funded institutions offer discounted tuition for state residents, and generally have higher enrollment than equivalent private institutions. Many state funded institutions also have active research projects and resources, particularly among larger institutions and statewide systems, where such programs may be divided up. State universities and public colleges generally have undergraduate and graduate programs, resulting in degrees from the bachelor level to the doctorate.

University of Maine System

The 7 schools listed below are part of the University of Maine System. By following the links below, you can view each school's profile in detail.

Institution NameNumber StudentsInformationVirtual Tour
University of Maine in Orono, ME10,000 to 19,999info Virtual Campus Tour of University of Maine
University of Maine at Augusta in Augusta, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Fort Kent in Fort Kent, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Maine at Machias in Machias, MELess Than 1,000info
University of Maine at Presque Isle in Presque Isle, ME1,000 to 4,999info
University of Southern Maine in Portland, ME5,000 to 9,999info

Other Public 4-Year State Universities & Colleges

Below is a list of other 4-year state universities and colleges in Maine.

Institution NameNumber StudentsInformationVirtual Tour
Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, ME1,000 to 4,999info

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Maine in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.